Inasmuch Foundation announces $201,600 in awards

OKLAHOMA CITY - Inasmuch Foundation announced today the distribution of $201,600 in grants to 15 organizations in the Colorado Springs area. Inasmuch Foundation, founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, supports education, health and human services and community enhancement initiatives that enrich the quality of life for Oklahomans. The foundation carries on its late founder’s interest in Colorado Springs by giving to nonprofits that are located in and directly serve the residents of the city. “I am always amazed at the diversity of the applications we receive and this grant…

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Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation Announces $1.9 Million in Awards

OKLAHOMA CITY - Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation (EEJF) announced today the distribution of $1.9 million in grants to 19 journalism organizations nationwide. Founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord, Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information. "EEJF is excited to form new partnerships with start-up investigative news organizations, as well as continue our long standing relationships with established groups" said Bob Ross, President and CEO of Ethics and…

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Inasmuch Foundation announces over $6 million in grants

Grants awarded to 32 organizations. OKLAHOMA CITY – Inasmuch Foundation announced today the distribution of $6.04 million in grants to 32 organizations serving Oklahoma. Inasmuch Foundation, founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, supports education, health and human services and community enhancement initiatives that enrich the quality of life for Oklahomans. “Inasmuch Foundation is dedicated to continuing Edith’s passion of improving the lives of others. Our grants support organizations that share her passion” said Bob Ross, President and CEO of Inasmuch Foundation.  “We encourage everyone to join us in supporting…

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Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation Announces $1.85 Million in Awards

OKLAHOMA CITY - Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation (EEJF) announced today the distribution of $1.85 million in grants to 24 journalism organizations nationwide. Founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord, Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information. “The awards announced today, many to non-profit impact journalism organizations, provide funding for the delivery of high quality journalism” said Bob Ross, President and CEO of Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.  …

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Inasmuch Foundation and Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation announce combined $2 million grant for disaster relief

OKLAHOMA CITY - Inasmuch Foundation and Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation announced today a combined grant of $2 million to United Way of Central Oklahoma to support tornado relief and recovery efforts in Oklahoma. “We want to express our deep sorrow for the victims and their families devastated by the May tornadoes,” said Bob Ross, president and CEO of both foundations. “We hope our gift to the United Way’s Disaster Relief Fund will encourage other corporations, foundations and individuals to contribute to the United Way.” “During her lifetime, our founder…

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Seven inducted into Oklahoma Hall of Fame 

Seven leaders in business, medicine, law, sports and philanthropy were enshrined in the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday. By Ken Raymond | Published: November 16, 2012 Oklahoman NEWSOK.COM TULSA —Seven distinguished Oklahomans were inducted into the state Hall of Fame on Thursday at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center. Inclusion in the hall is the highest honor bestowed on residents by the state. New members are businessman Stan Clark, Olympic gymnast Bart Conner, journalist Edith Kinney Gaylord, energy executive Tom L. Ward, philanthropist Suzanne Warren, jurist Lee R.…

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